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United States History for Kids: Part 2

Average rating:4.6Number of reviews:(131)
This class is a multi-part exploration into the birth and development of America with focus on geography, economy, government, foreign affairs and the people who helped to shape the new nation.

Class experience

US Grade 4 - 7
5 lessons//5 Weeks
 Week 1
Lesson 1
War of 1812 & the Louisiana Purchase
In this lesson, we will learn about the War of 1812 and the Louisiana Purchase.
 Week 2
Lesson 2
Manifest Destiny & Oregon Trail (Part 1 of 2)
In this lesson, we will learn about Manifest Destiny and begin the first part of a two-part look at the Oregon Trail.
 Week 3
Lesson 3
Oregon Trail (Part 2 of 2) & the Donner Party and the Gold Rush
In this lesson, we will conclude our two-part look at the Oregon Trail and learn about the Donner Party, as well as the Gold Rush.
 Week 4
Lesson 4
Overview of the Civil War and Reconstruction & Major Battles of the Civil War
In this lesson, we will take an overview look at the Civil War and Reconstruction and learn about the major battles of the Civil War.
 Week 5
Lesson 5
Causes & Effects of the Industrial Revolution
In this lesson, we will learn about the causes and effects of the Industrial Revolution.
I am a K-12 Teacher, Historian, Criminologist, and Sociologist, as well as an experienced online teacher. American History is my specialty and personal passion, along with focusing on teaching American History for kids!  I have studied these topics in depth and am well read on the subjects, and continue to devote time to learning about new developments, theories, and discoveries.
All handouts will be provided each class. No materials will need to be purchased.
Learners will not need to use any apps or websites beyond the standard Outschool tools.
Average rating:4.6Number of reviews:(131)
Hello!  My name is Katrina!  I am a graduate of California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, where I earned a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science, Minor in Sociology (completed in 3 years!).  I also graduated with my Master of Arts... 
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weekly or $120 for all content
5 pre-recorded lessons
5 weeks of teacher feedback
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1 year of access to the content

Completed by 33 learners
Ages: 9-14

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